Watch: Rep. Earl Blumenauer delivers the Cannabis State of the Union 2018

[embedded content] Editor’s Note: In advance of 4/20, Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore. and co-chair of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus, released the following statement, published here in full, addressing his views on the state of marijuana in America. For the two decades after cannabis was listed as a Schedule 1 controlled…

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Watch: Canna Cribs goes inside Phat Panda’s Grow Op Farms in Spokane, Washington

The wait is over — Canna Cribs by Growers Network is back on The Cannabist. Episode 2 of Canna Cribs takes viewers to Phat Panda‘s Grow Op Farms in Spokane, Wash., a 60,000-square-foot facility growing and processing some of the Evergreen State’s finest cannabis. Related Articles Go inside to see…

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Watch: Mississippi police chief resigns after marijuana-smoking video

Published: Mar 8, 2018, 10:34 am • Updated: Mar 8, 2018, 11:01 am By The Associated Press LUMBERTON, Miss. — A police chief in Mississippi who was filmed smoking what he said was marijuana has resigned. News outlets report the Lumberton Board of Aldermen voted unanimously Tuesday night to accept…

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Watch: Cannabis ad a pitch-perfect parody of dire pharmaceutical commercials

Published: Nov 9, 2017, 6:51 pm • Updated: Nov 9, 2017, 6:51 pm By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff You may have heard this on TV before: “Ask your doctor if _______ is right for you.” Now here’s a cannabis twist. Oregon start-up Briteside enlisted a Los Angeles advertising agency…

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Does Cannabis Have Medical Value? Watch This Video and Disagree

How can you claim Cannabis has no Medical Value after Seeing this Video? The following story isn’t new by any means. Nonetheless, many people haven’t seen it and understanding that we’re living in a visually charged environment…I think it’s important to re-share this video due to the impactful transformation that…

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Watch: Rep. Earl Blumenauer testifies that medical marijuana could solve opioid crisis

Published: Oct 11, 2017, 4:50 pm • Updated: Oct 11, 2017, 5:04 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff As it slowly acknowledges the depths of the opioid epidemic, Congress is failing to recognize that medical marijuana may be a simple and effective solution, Rep. Earl Blumenauer said Wednesday. The…

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Nevada pot shops under close watch by authorities all pass the test

Published: Jul 7, 2017, 10:06 am • Updated: Jul 7, 2017, 10:07 am By The Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Nevada inspectors say marijuana dispensaries across the state followed the law and regulations during the first day of recreational sales. Recreational pot sales became legal in the Silver State on…

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Watch: Toby Keith gets high with Willie Nelson in new “Wacky Tobaccy” video

Published: Jun 23, 2017, 5:26 pm • Updated: Jun 23, 2017, 5:26 pm By The Cannabist Staff Toby Keith swore he’d never smoke weed with Willie Nelson again. Back in the 2003 tribute “Weed With Willie,” a toke of the Red Headed Stranger’s top-shelf herb had Keith crooning, “My party’s…

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